Los Angeles, March 21, 2007 - Renowned video game composer duo Cris Velasco and Sascha Dikiciyan have created the original musical score for Ubisoft's TMNT video game based on the upcoming CGI feature-length film starring the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles®. Developed by Ubisoft's Montreal and Quebec City Studios, the TMNT video game is rated E10+ and available now at North American retailers.
Drawing on their diverse musical references, Velasco and Dikiciyan have composed a cinematic, action-driven score that encompasses orchestral, rock and break beats to match the acrobatic navigation, collaborative combat and powerful, fast fighting moves of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
As characters from the movie and the original comic book series creep out of the shadows to face the Turtles, Velasco and Dikiciyan's music captures the sinister landscape of New York City and immerses players in the intense video game adventure. The composers deliver a mélange of bass-driven electronic synths and orchestral swells with an overlay of raw guitar punches, staccato beats and Asian-flavored melodies.
Cris and Sascha's other video game credits include the dark, epic orchestral score for Dark Messiah of Might and Magic and the main cinematic title for Tom Clancy's Splinter Cell Double Agent. For more information, visit their respective websites at www.monarchaudio.com and www.sonicmayhem.com.
For more information on TMNT, please visit the official website at www.tmntgame.com.
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